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Lets Hang Out Together. Going On Tour With Sandy Puc’ May 2011.

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By: Jared Abrams I recently had the pleasure of working with still photographer Sandy Puc‘. She is one of the coolest people I have ever met in my life. We were shooting a promo poster for our upcoming Sandy Puc’ Tours with Pin Up photographer Mike Long. We will be hitting twelve cities in twenty-two days this May. Tickets are  $79 US but they agreed to let me offer a discount code for the...Read More

Hot Rod Cameras 7D-PL Short Test

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by: Chris Marino Earlier this weekend I kept getting texts from a friend, Rich Cascio, with photos attached of a Hot Rod 7D-PL. Needless to say there was not going to be any chance that I would miss that opportunity. So this Sunday I met up with him out around the beach near San Francisco to film. The lens we used was a Carl Zeiss CP.2 25mm T2.9. I had the 7D-PL mounted on...Read More

The 90 Minute Lunch – Short Film Behind the Scenes

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by: Chris Marino Collaboration. To me, this is the key part of filmmaking. Every person, from the cast to the crew, working together to achieve a common goal, a visual story to share with an audience. When I first started my foray into filmmaking, I wanted to control everything. I wanted to write it, direct it, shoot it and edit. I felt that if I had my hand in everything that I could assure...Read More

Admiral Radley Music Video BTS.

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By: Jared Abrams Here is a little BTS action from a music video we shot for Admiral Radley. There was no performance so it was like shooting a little short film. We kept getting busted by Director Javier Grillo-Marxuach so we had to rush this one for you all. Had a blast as usual. We were rocking the Canon 5D Mark II a Marshall 5″ On-Camera monitor and a Tokina 28-80mm most of the...Read More

Quick Take: Lens Test Canon Vs. Tokina.

Quick Takes

By: Jared Abrams I wrote this one for The Photoletariat check it out for more details about the test. Here is a super boring Quick Take on The Tokina 28-80mm f2.8 Vs. The Canon 24-70 f2.8. We also put the Canon 70-200mm f2.8 L IS up against the Tokina 80-200mm f2.8. The Canons seemed to be a bit sharper than the Tokinas. The Tokina had a cooler/blue looking lens flare to my eye where...Read More

WHAT’S IN MY BAG? KIT FOR THE ROAD

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I just got back from Beirut, Lebanon where I was director/shooter on a film for Monocle magazine about the rapidly changing face of the city. The gear debate rages long and hard at the moment and seems to get twisted all upside down as people get their panties in a twist for all the wrong reason. If I hear ‘content is king’ one more time I’ll eat my Z-Finder. Just for the record, content...Read More

A Break From HDSLR

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By: Chris Marino I have been working on this interesting project since it’s inception in September. Specialized Bicycle Components, is trying to enter a new type of market for them, fixed gear freestyle riding. Basically you have a full-sized track bike, that’s over engineered like a BMX bike. Then you take a new generation of fearless young riders, and you have a very cool story. We have been working on a documentary for them,...Read More

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